Scheduled for Aug. 26
FLORENCE, Ky. (Aug. 18, 2016) —Lt. Governor Jenean Hampton will be the keynote speaker at the Raise the Floor event Aug. 26 at Gateway Community and Technical College. Raise the Floor recruits, trains, places and supports women in advanced manufacturing careers. Since its inception in 2014, the program has placed approximately 40 women in advanced manufacturing careers in northern Kentucky.
The event, which will be held at the Boone Campus, will be from 9-10:30 a.m.
Hampton will speak about her distinguished career in advanced manufacturing and share her perspective on the importance of manufacturing to the economic well-being of Kentucky. There will also be a panel discussion with current Gateway students in the Raise the Floor program and Gateway’s industry partners.
Hampton also will tour the ATech Training facility and have an opportunity to speak to employees and students.